Relief Support Worker
Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area.
We are looking for confident Relief Support Workers across Middlesbrough to provide person centred support to service users who have a learning disability, complex needs and challenging behaviour so that they can experience a range of opportunities for personal development and maximise quality of life.
Your Relief Support Worker role will include:
- Providing support on an emotional and practical level with personal care needs, household tasks and medication
- Collaborate with service users, their families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated approach
- Support people to enjoy a wide range of activities within the home and the wider Linthorpe community
- Carry out general administrative duties and housing management tasks
You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support across Linthorpe. You will have the confidence to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to develop as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
This is a Relief Support Worker position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, which is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. The flexible shift pattern includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.
Experience for our Relief Support Worker roles is essential, if you do not have experience please consider applying for a permanent role to enable us to give you the training and support needed to become a confident practitioner.
As a Creative Support Bank Staff member you will have access to our free app which allows you to pick up shifts in any area of the country and provides information on the service and shifts, including directions. You will be paid weekly.
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme. Please note, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.
We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS